50 years after a student massacre, Mexico reflects on democracy

Mexico’s student movement erupted so suddenly in the summer of 1968 that it seemed to catch even its followers by surprise The protests began as Mexico City was preparing to

WHO plays down risk to Indian children from tainted polio vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday that there was minimal risk of children contracting the polio virus in India from a tainted batch of vaccines. The public

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World Bank forecasts 7% economic growth for FY19

The World Bank has forecast a growth rate of 7 percent for Bangladesh this fiscal year on the back of robust private investment, increased exports and remittance inflows. The

Quader looks to alliance with leftist parties as election looms

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader expressed his interest in an alliance with the leftist parties upholding the ideals of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the

Indian police stop farmers’ march to Delhi using water cannons, teargas

Farmers marching towards Delhi, as part of the Bharatiya Kisan Union’s protest demanding farm loan waiver to fuel price cuts, were stopped at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on

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